Dean of Students

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Description

Dean of Students

Primary Purpose
Salt Lake Academy High School is a 9-12 charter school located in Herriman, UT. Our enrollment is 400 with 65 student athletes being a part of the Real Salt Lake professional soccer program. Our diversity and partnership with RSL make us the most unique and exciting charter school in the state of Utah. We offer competitive pay starting at $45,000 DOE.  Full benefits and 401k retirement packages with 5% matching is best in class.

Under the direct supervision of a School Principal, to assist administrators, teachers, parents and students in resolving student attendance, behavioral and disciplinary problems in a consistent manner.  Acts as the test coordinator to administer state required testing, AP testing, and ACT.

Essential Functions
  • Assist teachers, parents and students in resolving non-academic student issues in the school, such as behavioral problems.
  • Maintains records of any student disciplinary actions taken in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and school policies.
  • Confers with parents, teachers, support services personnel and students on matters of discipline and problem solving.
  • Provides mentoring services to students and consultation services to parents.
  • Reports to administrators, teachers, school attendance staff, parents, and students relative to issues affecting student performance.
  • Recommends appropriate programs for students to assist them with behavioral problems.
  • Instructs and advises students regarding their responsibility to adhere to school rules and policies, to foster a safe school environment, and to respect other individuals and property.
  • Assists in arranging for appropriate tutorial instruction related to assigned academic work.
  • Assists administrators, teachers, and school attendance staff in addressing student attendance problems.
  • Assists in the administration of the In-School Suspension Program and co-curricular activities.
  • Arranges meetings as directed with students, parents, teachers, and administrators regarding disciplinary problems in school.
  • Counsels individual students as needed and makes appropriate referrals for testing, guidance or other services.
  • Coordinates with community and government agencies relating to drug and alcohol abuse, truancy, and other conduct.
  • Assists in developing policies and practices to assure building security and safety.
  • Assists in the preparation of student expulsion hearings.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Work in standard office and school building environments.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Bilingual in Spanish required.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations regarding student discipline, bullying, sexual harassment, etc. 
  • Knowledge of student behavior management techniques.
  • Knowledge of dispute resolution techniques and ability to engage in dispute resolution.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally an in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Qualifications Profile
Certification/License:
  • Utah State Certification as required for position.
Education
Bachelor's and from an accredited college or university required.
Masters Degree from an accredited college or university strongly prefered.

Experience
  • Successful experience working with children at risk.
  • Successful experience developing and implementing professional development programs relating to non-academic student behavioral issues preferred.

Posted By

Salt Lake Academy

14787 S Academy Pkwy Building B, Herriman, UT 84096
 

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Salt Lake Academy

14787 S Academy Pkwy Building B, Herriman, UT 84096